BOYS Meadowbrook finished 17-7 last year, and this year’s version of the team is going to have to work hard to reach last year’s level of success. They graduated all five starters (Antonio Davis, Khylil James, Tyshawn Jeter, Elijah Baker and Wesley Hardaway), but they should get a boost... Read more
BOYS The Knights are coming off of a 1-21 season last year that they will definitely be looking to improve upon, given that they return every player from their roster last year. Projected Starting Five G – Elijah Gregory G – Jalen Blackwell F – T.J. Jordan F –... Read more
L.C. Bird lost in the playoffs. That six-word sentence sent shockwaves through the Central Region last Friday. The Skyhawks finally fell from postseason grace after an epic nearly four season run that included three consecutive state championships and a 33-game winning streak. Hermitage defeated the Skyhawks 21-12 last Friday... Read more
For the third time in 15 years, the Thomas Dale Knights and the C.D. Hylton Bulldogs met in the 6A South Regional Quarterfinals, and this time, the Knights prevailed victoriously, 17-14. Led by Roderick Wilson’s 19 tackles and one sack, the Knights’ Dark Zone defense was present early and... Read more
Last weekend, the 10U CVA Hurricanes won the AAU State Championship with their win over VA Wolverines – 32-0. This win has given them the opportunity to compete for the National Championship in Florida on Dec. 9-13. Pictured above front row from left: Jayden Mason, Michael Dabney, Zyaire Burton,... Read more
Ashby offered by James Madison It was a good week for the L.C. Bird linebacker, Rayshard Ashby. Fresh off a Conference 12 Defensive Player of the Year award, he also picked up his third college offer – this one from James Madison University. In the regular season, Ashby totaled... Read more
In the animal kingdom, dolphins are ranked among the best swimmers. Ocean Lakes, who’s mascot is the Dolphins, just couldn’t handle the Rapids. James River drowned Ocean Lakes 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-16) on Friday, winning the 6A State Championship Friday, their third state championship in the past six years.... Read more
Colonial Heights coach Mark Lee isn’t always right, but he’s never wrong. Good thing. Under Lee’s guidance and that catchphrase in practice, Colonial Heights boys volleyball team captured the school’s first state championship in any sport since 1986, a span of 29 years. The Colonials defeated Midlothian, 3-1 (25-20,... Read more
In outer space, explosions give birth to stars. L.C. Bird’s reemergence into the volleyball scene started in 2013 with the first-ever Conference 12 championship. Lache Harper was just a role player. This year, using her Skyhawk-like wingspan at 6-1, she exploded on the scene as a senior, leading the... Read more
Can you dig it? Taylor McNeely can L.C. Bird team leader and spark plug Taylor McNeely reached a career milestone during their loss to Mills Godwin in the 5A South Region tournament- she tallied her 1,000th career dig and set a school record. A player not built on size... Read more